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August
25
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Grounded in Nature: Yurt Therapy

Learn more about how our Key Bank Business Pitch winner Mitch Bacon is breaking ground, literally, with his yurt-based therapy practice. Bridging the gap between the wilderness and the urban environment, Mitch cultivates a garden …

New Partner: Portland Sewing

We are excited about our new partnership with Portland Sewing, giving us greater opportunities to share our small business expertise with apparel makers and designers across Portland. “It’s a great honor for us to be …

July
10
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Does mindfulness lead to greater business success?

Guest post by Portland Conscious Women Entrepreneurs   Have you ever wondered if mindfulness leads to greater business success? On June 11, Conscious Living Coach Andrea Leda was a guest speaker for Portland Conscious Women …

July
1
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U.S. is #1 for Women Entrepreneurs…

The results of the first-ever Global Entrepreneur Leaders Scorecard, offered by tech giant Dell, are in. The good news? The U.S. is tops for women entrepreneurs. The bad news? In ALL countries, there’s a significant …

June
19
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Molly Muriel

Molly Muriel, a natural product company selling soaps, lotions, candles, bath & body oils and lip balm, started humbly as a creative outlet for owner Branda Tiffany. At the time, Branda was attending college when …

May
21
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Acanthus

“Without Mercy Corps Northwest, we wouldn’t have been able to open this business. They had faith in us when a lot of people didn’t.” When Anne Thompson considered expanding her eco-friendly upholstery business in 2011, …

May
14
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The Increasing Power of Women-owned Businesses

According to a recent CNBC article, women launched 1300 businesses per day in the United States last year. There are now over 9 million women-owned businesses in the US, generating $1.4 trillion annually. Women-owned small …

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